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for that. >> steven moore is the senior economics writer for the "wall street journal." necessary chicago. steven what do you make of congressman mcclintock and a lot of congressmen out there that mr. boehner has lost control of his own party? >> well, he certainly did, miquel, temporarily last week. almost everybody expected that plan b, as you described it, to past. and it had to be pulled at the last minute. that was an embarrassment for the speaker. he couldn't line up the votes in his own caucus that mean there is a lot of divisions even among the republicans about the best way to plead and i think, miguel, this means john boehner has to come up with plan c now. because as you just mentioned, we got about a week left and i still believe there's a chance, i would not put the odds too low, that maybe on december 30 or december 31, they get a deal done this is the way washington works, folks, like a teenager doing his homework, right? they always do it very very last minute. haven't given up hope is there a deal struck before the end of the year. >> 11 p.m. on new year's eve, they are g
and fortune and try to turn that statistic around. derrick moore and stephanie perry moore. authors of the lookwood lions series of books. appreciate you being with us today. good to see you. >> thank you. >> thank you for having us. >> i want to hear more about the series of books momentarily. a very broad question we could probably spend hours on. how did we get to the point where 77% of 8th graders are reading below grade level? how did this happen? >> a great question to ask. how did it happen? you said it. kids are doing so many other things nowadays but not spending time taking advantage of their own education. great textbooks and educators and in the best school buildings but you they have to decide internally they want to take advantage of getting their own education. kids aren't finding success and therefore they are not really trying and that is what is making them fail. >> this lockwood lions series of books tries to address the fundamental issue by making reading interesting, right? >> we are so excited. we spent a lot of time in the schools and have is been asking the y
solution. this comment by west harvard's superintendent tom moore. i come from a family of hunters. i'll ask for christmas after hearing wayne lapierre blame officials for the shooting is for my brothers to resign from the nra. they may have to go back to the drawing board to convince people it seeks meaningful change. i stepped on my statement a bit. what he said was he was speaking for the majority of gun owners and what they think. it was not true. we have data. views on gun control measures have changed. this is questions now on whether people support specific kinlds of gun control that wayne lapierre was asked about. the question of whether or not we should ban high capacity clips. 59% support, 38% oppose. on the question of banning semiautomatic handguns, 52% to ban them, 44% no. to ban handguns except to law enforcement, his position hold, 27 support it. it's not true that most americans oppose gun control. >> let's say we should call the nra the aka 47%. he doesn't speak for gun owners who are responsible. there's something interesting. if you notice when progressives and libe
to find a compromise bf before it's too late. here's brian moore with the latest. >> before heading off to hawaii to celebrate christmas with the first family, president obama tried to gifb lawmakers something to think about on their own holiday break. >> think about the obligations we have to the people who sent us here. >> nine days before the fiscal cliff and not a creature was stirring in washington. negotiations at an impass. the president says he hopes the holiday spirit will inspire a change of heart. >> everybody can drink some egg nog, have some christmas cookies. >> but republicans say the president's deal is jut too hard to swallow. >> the president's solution of raising tax rates would still be ready as far as the eyes could see. >> john boehner's plan b, raising taxes on americans making more than $1 million a year was scuttled by his fellow republicans. it's dead in the water with senate democrats. the president wants to lock in tax cuts for 98% of americans, but some house republicans refuse to raise taxes on anyone. for a few days though, both sides are setting aside the
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